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[EXPLORE SG] The Dutch Countryside Beckons at Gardens by the Bay’s Tulipmania 2019

Explore the Dutch countryside as Tulipmania returns to Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay with a brand-new tulip display set in an idyllic pastoral landscape. Discover the agricultural roots of the Netherlands as you stroll across blooming tulip fields dotted with traditional thatched-roof farmhouses, stopping ever so often to admire the over 35 varieties of tulips, including crowd-pleasers such as the brilliant golden ‘Yellow Flight’ and new ones like the vibrant red and white ‘Singapura’ which commemorates the 200th anniversary of Singapore’s founding. Continue reading [EXPLORE SG] The Dutch Countryside Beckons at Gardens by the Bay’s Tulipmania 2019

[HOTEL REVIEW] My Stay with MUJI Hotel Beijing | China

We decided to book Muji Hotel Beijing during our recent trip to Beijing, China. Muji started out in Japan and has expanded worldwide in the past few decades. The brand itself is a chain of household goods stores and has entered a new business sector in China. Their first Muji Hotel is open in Shenzhen, China on January 2018. As for Muji Hotel Beijing, it was opened on June 2018 and barely a year old from now. Continue reading [HOTEL REVIEW] My Stay with MUJI Hotel Beijing | China

[CHINA TRAVELS] How I Explore The Great Wall of China –Mutianyu Section

Beijing, the capital of the People’s Republic of China is the political, educational and cultural centre of the country. The city is rich in historical sites and important government and cultural institutions. And the most impressive cultural attraction about Beijing is The Great Wall of China. Continue reading [CHINA TRAVELS] How I Explore The Great Wall of China –Mutianyu Section

[JAPAN EATS] My Din Tai Fung Dining Experience in Tokyo

Din Tai Fung is a well-known Taiwanese style restaurant and it is one of the must-visit restaurants when in Taipei, Taiwan. The restaurant specializes in Xiao Long Bao and their pork chop fried rice. We were in Tokyo for a week and decided to have Chinese food for dinner on one of the night. Thus, we decided to visit Din Tai Fung restaurant located at Nihonbashi Branch out of their 17 branches in Japan. Continue reading [JAPAN EATS] My Din Tai Fung Dining Experience in Tokyo

[JAPAN TRAVELS] A Day To Echigo Yuzawa | Niigata Prefecture from Tokyo

I am back with my Japan travelogue post and this is about an impromptu stop at Echigo Yuzawa. Our initial plan is to see the snow monkeys of Jigokudani, Yamanouchi at Nagano but due to the faulty shinkasen train service, we cannot go in the end. So, we just took the shinkasen train towards Niigata to see where to explore. Continue reading [JAPAN TRAVELS] A Day To Echigo Yuzawa | Niigata Prefecture from Tokyo

[TAIWAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Nung Chan Monastery (法鼓山農禪寺 ) At Beitou

During my 4 days trip to Taipei, Taiwan last month, I visited Nung Chan Monastery. The monastery is located at Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is formally in 1975 by Ven. Dongchu, a scholar monk and disciple of renowned Chinese Buddhist Master Taixu. It’s named ‘ Farming Ch’an ‘ as its early residents dedicated themselves to Ch’an practice and grew their own food. (taken from Wikipedia). Continue reading [TAIWAN TRAVELS] 1 Day Trip to Nung Chan Monastery (法鼓山農禪寺 ) At Beitou

[EXPLORE SG] Dahlia Dreams Floral Display in Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome

Walk into Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome to feel the upcoming Chinese New Year festive season. Like a scene from a Chinese painting, the Dahlia Dreams floral display in Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome beckons with its picturesque Chinese garden landscape framed by elegant pavilions, rotating water wheels, and a majestic 35-metre-long archway of red lanterns. Continue reading [EXPLORE SG] Dahlia Dreams Floral Display in Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome

[TRAVEL TIPS] ChangiWiFi’s new Pay-Per-GB plan costs as low as $32 per trip for USA and Europe travellers

Changi Recommends has recently launched their newest ChangiWiFi plan, called Pay-Per-GB, which allows travellers to USA and Europe to rent a Wi-Fi router for just $32 per trip to satisfy all their overseas data needs. Suited for the less data hungry consumers, the basic Pay-Per-GB plan costs $32 and entitles consumers to 2GB of Wi-Fi data, with the option of topping up anytime during the trip at $20 per additional GB (Please refer to Appendix A for more details). Continue reading [TRAVEL TIPS] ChangiWiFi’s new Pay-Per-GB plan costs as low as $32 per trip for USA and Europe travellers

[JAPAN TRAVELS] Half-Day Trip To Kawagoe (川越)

Kawagoe (川越) is a Japanese city northwest of Tokyo. It is approximately 30minutes train ride from Central Tokyo. My Japanese friend recommended us to drop by here for a day trip destination so we headed over after our lunch. Continue reading [JAPAN TRAVELS] Half-Day Trip To Kawagoe (川越)

[TAIWAN EATS] Kao Chi (高記) – Xiao Long Bao & Sheng Jian Bao Restaurant At Taipei

Apart from famous Din Tai Fung in Taipei, you can opt for Kao Chi at Yong Kang Street, Taipei. The restaurant has several outlets across Taipei. But the one in Yong Kang Street seems to be a popular destination because of it’s 3-storey flagship store. The brand is established since 1949 and has been serving Shanghainese dishes. We arrived around 11 plus in the morning and got our queue number from the staff. We waited less than 20 minutes and managed to secure a table at level 3. Continue reading [TAIWAN EATS] Kao Chi (高記) – Xiao Long Bao & Sheng Jian Bao Restaurant At Taipei